PHONE: (716) 795-3344
  • Barker Free Library, Barker NY

    Welcome to the Barker Free Library. Located at 8706 Main Street in Barker, we have a variety of programs and services for the community including WiFi access, computer stations, a children's room, and more!

  • Barker Free Library, Barker NY

    Our welcoming and spacious circulation desk welcomes you as you enter the Barker Free Library. Have a question? The front circulation desk is the place to get an answer! And just to the left of the circulation desk is our coffee maker and cookies, ready for you to enjoy while you're here.

  • barker-free-library-childrens-programs

    The Barker Free Library has programs for everyone from pre-school through adult. Not only do we have a Monday morning Toddler Story Hour, we have programs for Teens and Young Adults as well as a number of great opportunities for adults too. Call us at 795-3344 to ask about our programs.

  • barker-free-library-meeting-room

    The Barker Free Library has space to hold your meeting - just call us to learn more about what is available. We also have a very active Friends of the Library Group. Come and join us!

  • special collections

    Stop in the Barker Free Library to see some of our interesting collections that are found throughout the library like this beautiful model tall ship. Thanks to many of our generous local residents, we have some unique historical items for everyone to enjoy.

Program & Library News

The Barker Free Library - enhancing our quality of life and affirming our sense of community and our spirit of optimism and discovery.

It’s a Great Time To be a Toddler!

Barker library story hour

Stories, crafts, treats and lots of fun!

Toddlers can join us three Mondays a month from 10:30 – 11:30 AM at the Barker Library for Toddler Story Hour.   These are always fun filled sessions that help children learn to love reading. We’d love to see your toddler there! Stop in or call the library @716-795-3344 to register.

Learn How Now!

ebook-how-toDo you enjoy listening to audio books? Not sure how to download the free ebook, music and audio books from the FREE NIOGA online library? Then you can learn how with this convenient video that walks you through every step.

Still have a question? Then give us a call and we can see if we can answer it for you.

Library Hours

Monday – 10 AM to 5 PM
Tuesday – 10 AM to 8 PM
Wednesday – Closed
Thursday – 10 AM to 8 PM
Friday – 10 AM to 5 PM
Saturday – 10 AM to 1 PM
Sunday – Closed

Meeting Minutes

The minutes from the regularly scheduled Board of Directors Meetings are online and easy to read. Simply click the link for the meeting date and the notes will appear. You can easily read, download or print them from that page.

Programs & News

The Barker Free Library has great programs for all ages that are open to everyone in the community to enjoy. We also have free WiFi inside as well as three computer stations connected to the Internet.

What’s Happening at The Barker Free Library


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A story is always better if you have someone to share it with. What could be better than sharing it with a group of friends who have read it too. Come be a part of the Barker Library’s Book Club! Call or sign up at the library. Happy Reading!


Mary Jemison’s Life

Storyteller, Gretchen Sepik, will present Mary Jemison’s Life on Wednesday, April 30, at 6:30 pm at the Barker Library.

Registration is required and can be done by visiting the library or calling the library at 716-795-3344.


FREE Music Downloads With Freegal - The Freegal Music service is now live and ready for use. Patrons will need to login using their library card number and pin. Download up to 3 songs per week. Android and iPhone apps are also available. Freegal features millions of songs from ten thousand labels including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment; tens-of-thousands of popular artists in hundreds of musical genres; an easy-to-use website interface with no software to install; Mp3 files that can be played on ANY device (including iPods). Watch this video to learn more about Freegal and how to use it! [/one_third_last]

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8706 Main Street | Barker NY 14012 | PHONE: (716) 795-3344